Tag: chestnut

New Fungus at the Botanics

This webcap mushroom- believed to be┬áCortinarius ochroleucus– has recently been found growing at the Botanics. The fungus, which is a new record for Edinburgh (Vice County 83), was…

Ethnobotany of Europe 1 – Tuscan Chestnut Festival

Where else in Europe is there a six day festival celebrating a native tree? Arcidosso in Tuscany has an annual chestnut festival each October honouring the tree which…